I’m one step away from ruining this painting if I do any more updates so I’m going to call time on it now even though I know there’s much I’d like to change.
It’s very easy to say “I’ll just try this” and it’s Game Over 🤦🏻♂️
Hopefully I can get the green tape off without ripping it.
One of the lessons learnt on this portrait was to use the right paper or quit early if it’s wrong. I spent a lot of time doing fairly light and dry layers just to avoid damaging the paper, if I’d done it on proper watercolour paper I could’ve been bolder in some of the decisions.
Here’s a few progress shots, as usual it all starts with the eyes…